In my role as City Treasurer, I advocated for increased banking
accessibility within our city. Through collaboration with PNC Bank, my
office facilitated the deployment of a mobile unit, offering expanded
access to banking services for our community.
While campaigning for City Treasurer, I pledged to educate our community
on personal finance. Despite the City Attorney's directive to halt
direct provision of this service through my office, I have remained
committed. I've actively engaged with various non-profit organizations
and churches in the community to ensure that this valuable service
remains accessible to all, free of charge.
Teamed up with State Senator Johnson, State Representative Mayfield, and Alderman Evans to organize a Property Tax Rebate event aimed at discussing the array of tax rebates released by the state in 2022.
As Park Commissioner, I worked with my fellow Board members to approved a 4 Million dollar redevelopment of Foss Park Beach. (Phase 1 of the Foss Park Master Plan)
As Commissioner worked with the Board to acquire the land from the City of North Chicago to build Citizen's Park in the 1st Ward. The first public (Non-school) Park since the 1930's.
As Commissioner worked with the Board to redevelop Boak Park in the 3rd Ward and Neville in the 2nd Ward.
As a resident of North Chicago, I know how dilapidated the North Chicago Metra Station had been for years. I fought to get Metra to treat our community the same as all other communities under their system. Today, we have a rehabbed Metra station.
After taking over from Lake County Board Member Nixon, I helped finished getting the funding for the 14th Street; which is now named after Commissioner Nixon.
As a County Board Member, I tirelessly worked to acquire as much funding as possible for our County District. These funds were allocated to local governments like the City of North Chicago and to non-profits that serve our residents.
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